In Remembrance

This speech was given by FTWWF founder and President Miranda Briggs, at the Man22 Suicide Awareness Run in Fayetteville, North Carolina, Saturday, May 22nd, 2021. Spoken straight from the heart, her words echo the same sentiments that many of us feel during this time of year as we remember those who gave it all. InContinue reading “In Remembrance”

Running to Remember

My name is Michael Nease. I have never been a runner (until the last few years) and I have never served in the military. Despite my lack of military service, I have always had a deep respect and connection for the armed forces. I was born and raised in Savannah, GA, which has a militaryContinue reading “Running to Remember”

A Service to Survivors

By Jacqueline Glenn Sometimes a shiny pink bag makes all the difference. “Wow! What pretty bags these ladies will get to carry around,” a worker for True North of Columbia exclaimed when I dropped off these care packages. Containing personal care items such as shampoo, dish soap, washcloths, and more, these bags will reach domesticContinue reading “A Service to Survivors”

There’s Two Sides to Every (Walking) Story…

My name is Steve Meyers and I am walking over 3,300 miles to raise awareness of post-traumatic stress. When I began my journey of crossing the USA on foot a little over 1,700 miles ago, I had no idea how the journey would change me. Initially I thought I would tell people my story. TheContinue reading “There’s Two Sides to Every (Walking) Story…”

The Power of Charity Work

Written by Scott Wiman, former Green Beret and founder of Call In The Cavalry nonprofit for military veterans Over the past ten years of being out of the military, I’ve noticed that the process of adjusting back to a civilian lifestyle can go smoothly for some military veterans, whereas others can really struggle with it. Continue reading “The Power of Charity Work”

Lambda Sigma Pi Service Day

By Julie Glenn of Lambda Sigma Pi Sorority During these crazy times with Covid its harder than ever to find places to spend time at and volunteer all across the country. This is because various establishments won’t allow outside visitors at Nursing homes or women’s shelters for example. That did not stop the ladies ofContinue reading “Lambda Sigma Pi Service Day”

Turning the Tide on Suicide

Killeen, Texas – January 30, 2021 By Amy Headrick, Outreach Coordinator, Fight the War Within Never did we imagine that we would be traveling so quickly outside of the Savannah area. We did though, our networking took us to Killeen, Texas. This started out as a class and a  Buddy Watch Walk, but ended upContinue reading “Turning the Tide on Suicide”

The End of the Pier

By Miranda Briggs Fight the War Within Foundation crossed paths with the founder of Buddy Watch Walk, John Ring, this past summer and immediately knew that we were going to work together in the future. We had no clue that the future would be so soon or that the impact would be so immense.  TheContinue reading “The End of the Pier”

Guest Appearance on Military Makeover!

Copyright Military Makeover and the Lifetime Network. Man, these last few months have been IMMENSE for all of us here at FTWWF. With our 3rd and 4th rounds of care packages delivered to first responders, our recent online t-shirt partnership with Nine Line Apparel, nonstop meetings with partner organizations, promoting our Helping Our Heroes support group in SavannahContinue reading “Guest Appearance on Military Makeover!”

Kick Off Weekend

Greetings, warriors! Life has been CRAZY over here in Savannah, Georgia lately. So much has been happening and we have so many of YOU to thank for the love, support, and for being a part of this crazy family! This last weekend, we launched our official kickoff and it was really something special. This weekendContinue reading “Kick Off Weekend”